OtterBox Preserver Series offers full submergibility up to 6.6 feet
Protective accessories manufacturer OtterBox has announced the release of its latest rugged smartphone case line, the Preserver Series. The Preserver Series is promoted as being fully waterproof -- withstanding submersion in water up to 6.6 feet for 30 minutes -- as well as dust and drop proof. The cases fit the iPhone 5, and will be coming soon for iPhone 5s, 5c and Samsung Galaxy S4 as well.
Complete Protection Kit by Booq offers tempered glass screen protector
Electronic accessories company Booq has released its latest Complete Protection Kit for the new iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s. The Complete Protection Kit offers iPhone users a four-part system to reinforce the phone's structural integrity -- featuring a tempered glass screen protector, a thin snap case, microfiber cleaning cloth, and two adhesive home button covers. The scratch-resistant coating provides lightweight protection intended to be permanent and replace the need for a case. Available in clear and black, booq's Complete Protection Kit is priced at $35.
Fate of LifeProof cases unknown
At an event today at this week's CTIA conference, major casemaker OtterBox announced the acquisition of one of its chief rivals, LifeProof. The former says it will keep LifeProof's San Diego location, and that workers will remain in their current place. "Over the next 30 days, OtterBox will begin incorporating the LifeProof brand into the OtterBox family," an OtterBox statement reads. "More information about product availability and alignment will be determined at the completion of the integration."
OtterBox Armor should protect against water, hard impacts
Accessory maker OtterBox has announced a new case for the iPhone 4 and 4S, the Armor. Unlike most iPhone cases, the Armor is claimed to be not only drop-proof but dust-, water-, and crush-proof. Few other details are being made public, but the case is set to go on sale June 24th.
Quirky outs Stance for iPad 2 cup-holder stand
OtterBox has launched its Reflex Series Case for iPod touch 4G. The case uses a crumple-zone protective design, constructed of Polycarbonate and Silicone meshed together in a single layer. It is felt lined for scratch protection and ships with a screen protector. The case can absorb impact to protect the iPod inside from drops or other shocks. It is a two-piece design, where the bottom half can be quickly removed for docking. The new case comes in black, hot pink/black and blue/black. It fits only iPod touch 4G iPods and retails for $45.
USBfever ships case, dock switch, more
OtterBox has begun taking orders for its Defender- and Commuter-series iPad cases. The Defender combines a clear protective film, a polycarbonate shell and an outer silicone skin. It has a removable dock door, a multi-directional shield with a fold-out stand, and silicone plugs for all the ports. Silicone grip pads keep the device stable when laying flat.